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Gigabyte Maya II Radeon 9700 Review - Specifications


By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 26, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Specifications of the Maya II 9700

 

Graphics Technology

 

RADEON 9700 Visual Processing Unit (VPU)

 

Memory configuration

 

128MB of double data rate memory(DDR)

 

Unique Features of GV-R9700

 

V-Tuner Tweaker supported, can overclock your VPU and Memory speed.

 

Features At-a-glance

 

Fastest* 3D gaming performance with next-generation VPU architecture

 

Complete DirectX 9.0 support for unprecedented realism and sophisticated visual effects

 

SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0 technology provides new levels of image quality with advanced full-scene anti-aliasing (FSAA) and anisotropic filtering

 

Revolutionary new video features including VIDEOSHADER™ and FULLSTREAM™ technologies

 

Featuring CATALYST™ - ATI's industry-leading software suite with frequently scheduled free updates providing additional features and performance over the product's lifetime

 

DVI-I and TV-Out connector supported

 

Fastest 3D Gaming Performance

 

128MB DDR memory accelerates the latest 3D games

 

256-bit memory interface removes hardware performance bottleneck and provides end users with faster 3D graphics

 

Industry's first 8-pixel pipeline architecture, providing twice the rendering power of any currently competing product.

 

Supports the new AGP 8X standard, providing a high-speed link between the graphics board and the rest of the PC (2.0 GB/sec)

 

First to fully support DirectX 9.0 and the latest OpenGLR functionality

 

New SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications

 

SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance

 

96-bit floating-point color precision allows for a greater range of colors and brightness

 

Unique VIDEOSHADER™ engine uses programmable pixel shaders to accelerate video processing and provide better-looking visuals

 

ATI's new FULLSTREAM™ technology removes blocky artifacts from Streaming and Internet video and provides sharper image quality

 

Output

 

D-Sub , S-Video , DVI-I

 

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